Innovative communication gateways that improve your network

Calian provides custom communication gateways for internet of things (IoT) and aeronautical applications.

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Aeronautical gateways for reliable in-flight communication

Calian specializes in developing custom aeronautical gateways that enhance in-flight communication for passengers and flight crews. 

Our expertise in engineering sophisticated hardware and software includes the production of advanced modulators and demodulators, ensuring robust and reliable in-flight communication.

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Seamless data exchange with custom gateways

Calian’s custom communication gateways are designed to facilitate seamless data exchange between networks and systems. Our custom gateways ensure compatibility and optimize performance across diverse communication protocols. 

  • Custom gateways are crucial in environments where standard solutions are inadequate, such as in highly secure, mission-critical operations or in integrating legacy systems with modern infrastructure. 
  • By providing a bridge that accurately translates and efficiently transmits data across platforms, Calian’s custom gateways enhance connectivity, improve system responsiveness and support a broad range of functions to enable more effective network management.

Our success stories

Inmarsat classic aero gateway

Revolutionizing aeronautical communication with Inmarsat 

Calian crafted and implemented two classic aero gateway systems for Inmarsat, bolstering aeronautical services via the Inmarsat-4 and Inmarsat-6 satellites. These systems support seamless data, voice and safety services, crucial for crew and passenger communication with terrestrial networks, including air traffic control. 

Inmarsat ACARS ground gateway

Reliable communication you can trust 

Calian developed the ACARS ground gateway (AGGW) for Inmarsat. The AGGW plays a pivotal role in enhancing reliable and secure communication channels for the aeronautical industry, marking a significant advancement in air safety technology. 

Discover the full potential of our communication gateways

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Committed to social responsibility.

ESG—more than a buzzword.

Our vision builds on our mission, values, historical commitment to social responsibility and key competencies. It provides a framework and focus for our activities and corporate communications related to ESG (Environmental Social Governance).

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Your service inspires us.

Proudly welcoming  100+ veterans to our team every year

Their expertise enriches our solutions, and hiring military spouses is our heartfelt way of giving back to the defence community. We’re committed to being there for you, in and out of uniform.

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4,000+ family members connected with family doctors

Our partnership with the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services ensures that military family members are connected with family doctors, hassle-free.

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$650,000+ in corporate giving

We are woven into our community’s fabric, our support extending to renowned organizations and causes. We’re not just about business; we are about building a supportive and resilient community together.

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Our contributions to significant research projects and our focus on environmental safety are unwavering. We’re front-runners in compliance with environmental laws and continually innovate to lessen our ecological footprint.

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30+ Indigenous community engagements

With a published Indigenous engagement policy, Calian sets out the framework and guidelines for all Calian business activities while being wholly committed to meeting—even exceeding—the five per cent Indigenous participation requirement on all Federal contracts.

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